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Gender: Male Meaning of Jonesy: "God is gracious" Origin of Jonesy: Diminutive of Jones, English surname derived from John

The name Jonesy is a boy's name of English origin meaning "God is gracious". Jonesy and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Grace and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

It's difficult to imagine anyone using the first name Jonesy -- and in fact, in the most recent US tally, there were nearly 100 babies named Jones but none named Jonesy. Still, this is a name that many people with Jones for a name, last or first, end up being known by, and as a nickname, it's sorta cute in a Skip, Chip, Bitsy kind of way.

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Famous People Named Jonesy

Jesper "Jonesy" Kyd, Danish video game composer

Pop Culture References for the name Jonesy

Jonesy, character on TV's "Carnivàle"
Evan 'Jonesy' Jones, character on Australian TV's "Blue Heelers"
Gary Ambrose 'Jonesy' Jones, character in Stephen King's "Dreamcatcher"
Jonesy Hecht, character in movie "All That Jazz"
Jonesy, ship's cat in movie "Alien"
Jonesy Garcia, character on animated series "6teen"
Jonesy, British progressive rock band
Coraline "Jonesy" Jones, character in the movie "Coraline"
Jonesy (female), character in comic "Jonesy" by Caitlin Rose Boyle and Sam Humphries


otheralix Says:


I'd definitely use this as a nickname for Jones. Honestly, I can see Jonesy as a name more than just straight Jones, even though I adore the latter.

Kryssy V Says:


this name is too hip- I wouldn't have the guts to put it on a birth certificate :P

jordalini Says:


It is almost Josie.. Close enough that i would not use it